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for sure why it de-railed. let's take you to jonathan martin. he is at the crash site in the bronx. jonathan? >> reporter: hey, tony. you know, investigators have said from the start that this is a very preliminary information, but as you mentioned, these two black box data recorders have revealed key information. one frust from the front and one from the back, showing this train was going too fast echoing what a lot of these passengers and witnesses have been saying from the start. >> reporter: investigators with the national transportation safety board say they now know the commuter train that de-railed was going too fast as it approached a curve. >> the preliminary information and let me emphasize this is preliminary information from the event recorders shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30-mile-an-hour curve. >> investigators say it's too early to know if speeding was caused by operator or mechanical error like an issue with the brakes. >> we don't know whether the brakes went to zero pressure because of a valve change or be
... >>> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. i am jonathan betz in new york. >> we are going fast and as it hit the curve, it was flying. moments of panic on a new york train as investigators tried to figure out what went wrong. >>> anger growing in ukraine. the largest protest in that country in nearly a decade. >>> demands that thailand's prime minister must go violent in bangkok streets and calls for a national strike. >>> tonight, crews are working to clear the scene of a train crash in new york city that de-railed on its way to manhattan. at least four people are dead, 63 more hurt of those, at least 11 are in critical condition tonight. al jazeera kimberly dukehardt has the latest from the bronx. >> fire fighters, police and the ntsb could not working through the night, checking the tracks, the actual train cars, mechanical equipment, communication equipment, to try to figure out what went horrible wrong. the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this suburban commuter train in northern new york city. the crash happened early sunday morning. >> incide
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with today's top stories. [ singing ] >> south africa begins its farewell to legendary freedom fighter nelson mandela with a day of prey and reflection. >> south korea expands its air defense zone raising tensions in asia >> and the heartland takes a hit from storms. today it's headed for the east coast [ ♪ music ] >> remembering nelson mandela. today was a day of national reflection. there was no bigger church or congregation than the people at the catholic church in south africa. [ singing ] >> the sounds of soweto, of a nation on what is not just another sunday. [ singing ] >> the congregation of the biggest catholic church in this largely christian country celebrates nelson mandela in song and prayer. similar services in all faiths are held across south africa in a day of reflection. >> we gather here to thank god for his life. we thank god for the blessing he bestowed on this world through the life of madiba. >> this church holds a special place in the history of antiapartheid movement. it was a sanct
of that situation? is that father jonathan? i saw you in the shot there. see you, father jonathan. jon: come out. >> gift for jesus. father jonathan gives his opinion to us next. jon: fox news alert. we're told the president and first lady will be heading to south africa to pay respects to the memory of nelson mandela. he of course died yesterday at the age of 95. the funeral is scheduled for december 15th and the obamas will be attending. >> one of the things that we talked about a lot with nelson mandela is paying it forward. that ties into the next story more than spreading holiday cheer. growing movement, tips for jesus, surprising restaurants and bar servers with tips in the hundreds sometimes thousands of dollars. this one for $5,000 for a $557 drink bill at a bar in michigan. the movement is gaining steam in response to a tip left by a pastor in st. louis, i give god 10%, why should i give you 18? apparently people think that was message for jesus. tips for jesus is doing opposite for that. we have to talk about jesus with somebody who knows bit. father jonathan morris, fox news religion
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz. the 6-week north korean odyssey is over for merrill newman, back home with hisno carrierringring with the white tilers. for merrill newman the war was ancient history. for north korea, ever ready to fight american imperialists. merrill newman was an enemy of the state. the two countries never signed a peace treaty, are techniy at war and as such his release likely required the personal approval of the country's leader kim jong un. why he let merrill newman go now remains a mystery. >> after merrill newman is home and has a rest, we'll have more to say about his unusual and difficult journey. for now, though, we ask you to allow us time to be with him as a family. we ask that you not forget another american, kenneth bae. >> he sentenced to prison. caught spreading the word of christianity - viewed as a greater threat than a soldier merrill newman. >> what is interesting about the situation is something revealing about releasing merrill newman. if you look at the two people, a soldier and missionary. after all
education are in. for americans the numbers are going in the wrong direction. jonathan betz has the results. these tests show yet again american students are willing. the program for international student assessment tested students from around the world. asian countries were the top scores. the united states didn't crack the top 20. only 9% of american teens scored in the top two levels of maths, compared to shanghai where half the students who tested aced the exam. in maths 29 countries ranked better than america, including germany, u.k., france. but also countries like esownia, slovenia, chubb lick and latvia. for what it's worth, the u.s. outperformed students in mexico, jordan and indonesia. after 12 years of these tests the united states has not improved scores. the education secretary called it a picture of stagnation. >> the u.n. is marking today as international day for persons with disabilities. saying more than 1 billion people, 15% of the world's population live with a disability. the government estimates 19% of people have one, and many are children. some schools use technology
tackle jonathan martin is officially done with football for this season at least. placing him on the nonfootball illness list. this was expected to happen because martin, who claims he was repeatedly bullied by a teammate says he has no intention of returning to the team. the team is extending the suspension of richie incognito. they're reporting joe philbin wanted to cut incognito last year over claims he harassed a woman during a golf tournament. >>> tomorrow is cyber monday, and it's expected to be the biggest one yet. the trend of shopping online has been gaining steam since the term "cyber monday" was coined back in 2005. year after year more holiday shoppers turn to online to target deep discounts and free shipping. sounds good, right? well, there are some pitfalls to watch out for. we have more. >> reporter: harris, still recovering from black friday? no rest for you bargain hunters because cyber monday is getting bigger and bigger. its sales tripling in the past decade. last year the biggest day for online sales in history. forecasts for tomorrow, double digit growth o
him on the roster. the team suspended incognito nearly a month ago after jonathan martin left the team. >>> on bleacherreport.com, uconn down to florida in the final seconds. he buries it for the game winner. he was so happy. he just keeps on running straight out of the arena. his teammates final catch up with him by the locker room to celebrate the game winning shot. >>> golfer jason duffner really wants to watch s.e.c. championship game against missouri on saturday only thing he is playing in tiger woods golf tournament this weekend. duffner asked tiger to shorten the event. mr. tiger woods, i petition the event to play on thursday and friday so i can watch my beloved auburn play for the s.e.c. champ. thanks. tiger wasn't very sympathetic. his response, petition denied! >> wow. >> tiger is a big stanford fan and stanford is playing well too. he will not get any auburn love from tiger woods. >> i bet dufner out there saturday afternoon on the course will be putting. >> shot! >> andy scholes, thanks so much. >>> the top headlines and everything you need to know for the day is after the
teammate and former stanford player jonathan martin. >> and you won't want to miss sports night live hosted by gary radnich. and featuring gary's radio partner larry krueger. a brand new show here on kron 4-- we'll have lively debates.and big time interviews. the show premieres this thursday december 5th at 9pm. check out the facebook page at sports night live - and "like us" for a chance to win a 2,000 dollar home theater system. >> several 49ers players swapped their football helmets for santa hats monday in san jose. it began with a huddle as players were paired with low-income children. before fanning out across a target store, armed with a long list of gift ideas for their families. joe looney, anquan boldin, colt mc-coy and a half dozen others. showing lots of patience in the toy aisles, getting some ideas of their own no doubt. giving back and getting something back in return. >> i am very blessed. it feels good to give back to help these children out. >> my problem di\ family did noe a lot a money when i grow up. it feels good to give back. >> each child was given a gift card worth
jonathan martin. >>> the golfer jason dufner really wants to watch the championship game against missouri. only problem he's playing in tiger woods golf tournament. he took to twitter and tweeted i petition the event to play 36 holes thursday and friday so i can watch my beloved auburn play for the s.e.c. championship. tiger's response, petition denied. looks like dufner will need two caddies. one to carry his clubs, one to carry a giant tv. >> i love him for his passion for the sport, for golf, not football. >> i like the dear mr. tiger woods part of the tweet. >> sucking up works. >> dear mr. chris cuomo. >> petition denied. good for tiger. >>> we're now at the top of the hour which means it's time for the top news. >> when i heard about the speed, i gulped. it sort of takes your breath away. >> out of control, the train that derailed in new york was traveling close to three times the speed limit. we'll look at what new evidence could mean. >> new this hour, final moments, video of the crash that killed paul walker and new details in the investigation as his co-star vin diesel speaks to
of the national park service, jonathan jarvis, that we oppose the oppose this by limiting the public use of waterways. this will keep my constituents from enjoying the riverways that belong to them. mr. speaker, i urge my constituents to attend public meetings in salem and even kirkwood to show opposition to obama administration's park service' attempts to restrict ur access to our rivers. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. green: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i want to thank congressman christopher smith for leading a codel to the philippines. i, along with congressman trent franks were members of the codel, and i want people to know that there is still great work to be done for our friends in the philippines. this picture depicts some of the damages that we were able to see while we were there in a province of the philippines. this is an
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